Charlie Mechem’s book doesn’t pretend to be a groundbreaking investigation of Nicklaus and Palmer. Rather, it’s a very personal glimpse through Mechem’s eyes at the close friendships he’s enjoyed with Arnie and Jack for over fifty years.
Professional golf has periodically been dominated by trios of players that win most of the titles and capture media and fan attention. But there’s often a fourth player lurking just a step or two back.
Arnold Palmer’s ubiquitous umbrella logo has been around for over 50 years and adorns everything from clothing to golf clubs to car dealerships but do you know why he chose a multi-coloured umbrella.
Fairways columnist Jim Deeks reflects back on the varied instruments of torture that caused him such grief over a lifetime of lousy putting.
This week the panel submits their fantasy picks for the WGC Dell Match Play; discusses the red cardigan as a prize at the API; and debates letting Muirfield back into the Open rota.
Canadian Adam Hadwin was right in the hunt once again and finished 6th.
This week the panel discusses Adam Hadwin’s first PGA Tour victory; the merits of a shorter distance ball for the PGA Tour; and what they think about players skipping the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
This week the panel picks their highlight story of the year; delivers a Christmas gift to someone in golf; and looks forward to what excites them most about golf in 2017.
This week the panel discusses the new team format for the Zurich Classic; a permanent date shift for the PGA Championship; and what’s the story of the year for 2016?